Stats lab vandalized

By Yanling Xu  xuyanlin@grinnell.edu Two computers were damaged in the Statistics Lab of the Noyce Science Center last Thursday. A fruit smoothie was poured over one computer’s keyboard and a plastic fork was placed in the fan of another computer. The damages were reported to Information Technology Service and they have replaced the keyboard. A…

Kids Against Hunger: helpful humans in hairnets

Compiled by Eva Metz, metzeva@grinnell.edu On Sunday, February 10, volunteers for Kids Against Hunger (KAH) prepared meal packages at St. Mary’s Church in their quest to combat hunger. KAH is an international organization with over 100 satellite groups. The organization seeks to provide nutritious meals to starving and malnourished children and families around the world, helping…

Herrick gets nostalgic with a cappella group

By Laura Dripps drippsla@grinnell.edu For many Grinnell students, the words “a cappella concert” evoke associations of study breaks, falsetto solos and covers of Gotye’s “Somebody That I Used to Know.” In comparison, Anonymous 4’s selection may have been quite the opposite. Anonymous 4, which played to a full crowd at Herrick Chapel Monday night, is…

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Herrick gets magical with Julianna Barwick

By Fabiola Barral  barralfa@grinnell.edu This Valentine’s Day, soulful performer Julianna Barwick sang at Herrick Chapel. Her songs resonate spirituality, and have a touch of something sacred—very suitable for the chapel setting. Just a brief encounter could touch the most lonely and solemn parts of one’s soul. Barwick is a Lousiana-born, Brooklyn-based artist. As a child,…

Smith Gallery has character

By Eric Mistry  mistryer@grinnell.edu A simple, hand-cranked projector sits upon the table, its image reflected onto a temporary wall by a nearby mirror. A solitary hanging lamp sends a ray of light upon the set-up in Smith Gallery, illuminating the new exhibition by Andy Delany ’13: Character of Mystery. In the small space within Smith…

Community Theater serves up hot plate of comedy

By Darwin Manning  manningd@grinnell.edu The Grinnell community has benefited from some mid-winter laughs over the past week with last weekend’s opening of the Grinnell Community Theater’s production of Fox on the Fairway. The farce, written in 2010 by Ken Ludwig, made its premier at the Grinnell Golf & Country Club with shows last Friday and…

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Art and science get physical

By Meg Schmitt  schmittm@grinnell.edu The first question brought to mind by the artwork of Gavin Warnock ’14: are science and art quite as unmarriageable as the usual assumptions say? Warnock’s art bucks the naysayers in its mission to link a passion for physics with artistic expression. “[I like] the idea of spreading physics, [which] is…

Jewel Cab owner talks business

Compiled by Lee Purvey, purveyle@grinnell.edu       Tom Hatch is the owner and lone driver of Jewel Cab, the only cab company based out of Grinnell. Born in Clinton, Iowa, he spent much of his life in Iowa City and West Des Moines before moving to Grinnell in September of 2004. He earned a…

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Canary raises the bar

By Christopher Squier squierch@grinnell.edu Grinnellians’ bar hopping options recently expanded with the opening of the Canary Bar, an underground bar and lounge housed in Grinnell’s newest epicurean adventure, Prairie Canary. The restaurant and bar moved into its location on Main Street near the corner of 5th Avenue about four months ago, replacing Bourbon Street and…